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First lady: Daughters need thick skin in politics

May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This image released by ABC shows first lady Michelle Obama on the morning program “Good Morning America,” Tuesday, May 29, 2012 in New York. Obama discussed a variety of topics including her new book “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America,” which promotes healthy eating. (AP Photo/ABC,...

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Trump overshadows Romney with ‘birther’ talk

May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney walks past Donald Trump’s airplane as he arrives in Las Vegas, Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign collided...

Crews work to protect structures in Mich. wildfire

May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this Saturday, May 26, 2012 photo provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, a wildfire burns in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The fire that began last week has burned 95 structures, with a third of them being homes or cabins. The...

Patz suspect’s mental illness history could be key

May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A newspaper with a photograph of Etan Patz is part of a makeshift memorial in the SoHo neighborhood of New York, Monday, May 28, 2012. For prosecutors, the work is just beginning after the astonishing arrest last week of a man who police say confessed to...

AP Exclusive: Calif. 9/11 fund raided for deficits

May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this April 21, 2012, photo, Candice Hoglan poses for a portrait with her vehicle with a license plate commemorating the events of Sept. 11, 2001, in Sunnyvale, Calif. Hoglan’s nephew Mark Bingham was one of the passengers of United Airlines Flight...

Mother not surprised son died in crane standoff

May 30, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A man sits in a crane 150 feet above the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas, threatening to shoot the Dallas Police officers trying to talk him down, Monday, May 28, 2012. Special tactics officers from the Dallas Police Department were working...

Witness says naked attacker was chewing man’s face

May 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A City of Miami police officer stands watch near a naked man, far right, shot dead on the MacArthur Causeway ramp onto Northeast 13th Street in Miami on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Another man was taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Marsha Halper)...

Man in crane at Texas college says he’s armed

May 29, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

A man sits in a crane 150 feet above the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas, threatening to shoot the Dallas Police officers trying to talk him down, Monday, May 28, 2012. Special tactics officers from the Dallas Police Department were working...

Light rain, more aircraft aid Mich. wildfire fight

May 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This photo provided by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources shows a wildfire in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The fire grew by 17 percent to more than 21,000 acres Saturday, May 26, 2012, as officials warned of tough conditions and welcomed help...

Franchitti wins 3rd Indy 500, gives nod to Wheldon

May 28, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Actress Ashley Judd, left, hugs Susie Wheldon after Judd’s husband, Dario Franchitti, of Scotland, won IndyCar’s Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 27, 2012. (AP Photo/AJ Mast) INDIANAPOLIS (AP)...